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Monthly Archives: June 2020


Amidst Pandemic Related Court Closures, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Remain Part Of Essential Services

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Beyond closing schools, businesses, and public beaches, the coronavirus pandemic has disrupted many government services. In Fort Lauderdale, this impacts the courts as well. Many people involved in divorces and other family law disputes are forced to remain patient in resolving their cases. However, it is important for victims of domestic violence and those… Read More »


Courts Issue Emergency Orders That Impact Child Time-Sharing Plans In Fort Lauderdale

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every area of our lives. For people involved in child time-sharing arrangements who have parenting plans in effect through the Broward County Court, it is important to be aware of temporary orders that have been issued and how they could impact your case. Administrative Order Addresses Parenting In Broward… Read More »


Answers To Questions About Child Support Amidst The Coronavirus Pandemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Child support payments help to ensure children are provided for in cases where parents are divorced or otherwise no longer living together. Typically, obtaining a child support order and making sure it is enforced through the courts is a fairly clear cut process. With the current situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, not only is… Read More »


Four Important Issues Impacting Divorcing Couples During the Coronavirus

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic continues to impact every area of our lives. This can be a particularly challenging time for couples contemplating a separation or going through a divorce in Fort Lauderdale. Amidst business closures, courthouse staff reductions, and delays in divorce proceedings, the following are four important issues that could impact your case.  Divorce-Related… Read More »


Actions to Take Now in Anticipation of Child Time Sharing Disputes

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

While much of Fort Lauderdale remains shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic, stay home orders on the state level are being lifted. For parents who are divorced, separated, or otherwise no longer living together, this could have major impacts on child-time sharing arrangements. Whether you had child time-sharing plans in place prior to… Read More »


Apps Aim At Helping Domestic Violence Victims Get The Support They Need

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

Domestic violence is a serious and ongoing problem in Fort Lauderdale. The situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic made a bad situation even worse.  Stay home orders have resulted in victims being forced to remain with abusers while social distancing makes it harder for them to get help from family and friends. Technology can ease… Read More »


Pandemic Impacting Wedding Plans? Don’t Forego Your Prenup

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted families across Florida, preventing them from spending time together. Funerals, graduations, and family reunions have all been disrupted. With the wedding season here, many couples are being forced to make special accommodations for celebrations they likely had planned months or even years in advance. While you may have to… Read More »


More Couples Seeking Divorce After Coronavirus Pandemic

By Vanessa L. Prieto |

After months of being stuck at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, people are itching to get out. For some, it goes beyond simply wanting to shop, eat at favorite restaurants, or perhaps get a haircut and enjoy a spa day. They want to get out of their marriages.  In the aftermath of the… Read More »